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May 31st 2015 at 11:00:21 PM •••

"it contributed an overwhelming proportion of the English vocabulary" This is false: English is a Germanic language, and the bulk of common English words are Germanic in origin.

Mar 21st 2015 at 7:15:23 PM •••

The use of "locative" in the Life of Brian example is only slightly incorrect. When you name a place to which you are going, you regularly use "ad + accusative" EXCEPT when the noun takes the locative case, which domus certainly does. You still use the accusative, but you drop the preposition.

Aug 25th 2012 at 6:41:40 PM •••

Am about to delete the connection between "magical gravel pit" and the Video Game: Team Fortress 2 article. If there is an actual connection, it needs to be made clear to those who don't know the game.

May 27th 2011 at 11:25:47 PM •••

If the folder names are going to be written in faux-latin, including the "V" instead of "U" lettering, then some note about V being substituted for U should be made, so that people can actually understand the folder names.

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Aug 25th 2012 at 6:40:06 PM •••

Should think those were obvious from context even if the substitution isn't known—like the * in ... okay, let's not use ribald examples.